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2007 

I just wanted to show you Guys and Ladies this floor in the kitchen of a house I listed in Madisonville Louisiana.  This is a full brick of antique Chattanooga red.  The slab was recessed enough to set the brick.  The den and family room also have the same floor.  My wife went ape over it,  I mus...
07/18/2007
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What a week.  I long for the days years ago when I could just relax, drink my beer and watch television.  But no, I had to get into the real estate business.  Gives me something to do.  Keeps me out of trouble, you know what I mean.I told my wife I was going to take the day off and just relax.  W...
07/18/2007
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After reading colleagues other posts on the blog site about bond money I decided to check it out.  The money is approved for the whole state and there is quite a bit of it to go around.  The interest rate is 6.34% for 30 years.  You don't have to be a first time home-buyer to qualify.  If you los...
07/17/2007
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I was supposed to be at a closing today in Slidell Louisiana, instead I am driving over to the client to get her to sign an extension.  I found out from the buying agent the loan officer just came back from vacation.  She said he wasn't very motivated and didn't return phone calls promptly.  I gu...
07/16/2007
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After a lot of thinking about it I have decided sellers are harder to work with than buyers.  Too many sellers have an attitude their house is worth a million dollars or so.  If it were that easy to become a millionaire we would all be one.  One deal a million dollars hah.  I also love the ones t...
07/15/2007
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I scheduled an open house for the weekend but I am having second thoughts.  The rain has been rather constant.  The whole Northshore, Slidell,Lacombe,Mandeville ,Covington and Madisonville.  The whole area is socked in.  Experience has showed to me that potential buyers just don't come out when i...
07/14/2007
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I have noticed that a few people blog like there is no tomorrow and then quit after a while.  I have finally noticed myself showing up on google under Slidell, Mandeville, Covington andLacombe in Louisiana.  I have received one call so far.  I don't believe I have received any calls from my TV ad...
07/13/2007
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I am asking you more seasoned agents for advice.  On Thursday of last week, I received a call from a home owner.  The owner lived in Eden Isles subdivision inSlidell louisiana.  He was interested in possibly selling his home.  I spoke to him for about 15 minutes and finally e-mailed him informati...
07/12/2007
I remember several years ago at my accountants office.  He was going over clients tax returns who used turbo tax.  He was trying to straighten out the returns some of which were being audited.  His comment was everyone thinks they are an accountant because of this software.That brings me to my po...
07/10/2007
Just listed this week.  Beautiful Madisonville Louisiana custom built home.  Sits on over one acre of land and a cul-de-sac.  Only twenty homes in the Whispering Timbers subdivision.  This house has real Chattanooga brick floors in the kitchen and den.  White oak floors in the master and hallway ...
07/10/2007
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